[ US /ˈæmpjəˈti/ ]
[ UK /ˈæmpjuːtˌiː/ ]
  1. someone who has had a limb removed by amputation
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How To Use amputee In A Sentence

  • I'm learning a whole new vocabulary, a secret lexicon known only to amputees and prosthetists.
  • Most amputees continue to feel sensations after losing a limb.
  • On Hampstead Heath the Corporation of London is considering the closure of the open-air bathing ponds which have succoured swimmers, amputees and mild exhibitionists since the 1860s.
  • The main problem in Chechnya today is how to find artificial limbs for amputees.
  • D. TRANSTIBIAL AMPUTEES: STEP OVER STEP: When ascending stairs, the transtibial amputee who does not have the ability to dorsiflex his foot/ankle assembly must generate a stronger concentric contraction of the knee and hip extensors in order to successfully transfer body weight over the prosthetic limb. Recently Uploaded Slideshows
  • He added: 'I am in a room with another triple amputee and we have been talking about how we do things. The Sun
  • The people he helps range from triple amputees to cancer sufferers. The Sun
  • KELLIE LIM, TRIPLE AMPUTEE: Well at the age of 8 I contracted meningeal toxemia which is the much feared bacterial meningitis. CNN Transcript Jul 27, 2007
  • That's how stroke victims learn to talk and walk again, and how amputees learn to use their remaining arm as well as they once used the lost one.
  • And they plan to be the first amputees to reach the Pole. The Sun
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